Homo sapiens 2.0 and bio attack in Margaret Atwood’s novel

Margaret Atwood is an author who keeps her distance from genetic and biomedical engineering. In Oryx and Crake she created a not-too-distant fictional world...

All escapes start in the house / Interview with Sinem Taş

My Kaaba is Human is a photography project which features stories of people from all around the world. We conversed with Sinem Taş, the...

Remnants of Abuse

It may take many years for women to comprehend whether or not the attention they had received from the teachers, who are well-informed about...

Women’s labor in times of crises: From strategies of capital’s profitability to strategies for...

We indeed understand better during periods of crises that capitalism is grounded in patriarchy. We face one of the most visible effects of it...

6-7 September of Women, The Istanbul Pogrom

“I was 9 when the pogrom happened. We were living on the Emlak Street as it was called back then. I remember men shouting...

17 May 1987: March for Solidarity against Battering

In Istanbul, “March against Battering” was held as the first permitted and mass women’s protest after the 12 September 1980 military coup d’état. The...

10 May 1987: First feminist street protest in Ankara: “So, you love your mother...

After women in Istanbul started the Campaign against Battering, feminists in Ankara decided to organize a street protest against battering. They planned to sell...

1 August 2014: Istanbul Convention entered into force

Istanbul Convention (the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence) is the first most comprehensive and binding international...

Çatlak Zemin is now available in English!

Çatlak Zemin is a website which has been maintained voluntarily by a group of feminists since 2016. This group is composed of women from Turkey...

On Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto*

The original novelty and the exciting aspect of feminist strikes lies in their success to synthesize the struggle against patriarchy with the struggle against...

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